Unfortunately, it looks as if our timeline is broken. I’m working to fix it. Sorry!
– Louise

Created Family Mission Statement

March 6, 2014

Admitted to IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette IN

March 12, 2014

Breast Lump Biopsy

March 14, 2014

Initial Diagnosis

March 15, 2014

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Full Body Scans

March 17, 2014

Read results

Met Dr. Schneider (Dr. S)

March 21, 2014

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Friends Rallied

March 24, 2014

First Chemo Infusion (Taxol)

March 31, 2014

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Chemo: 2nd Taxol

April 7, 2014

Lori & CB Get Haircuts to Make Wig

April 13, 2014

Chemo: 3rd Taxol

April 14, 2014

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One Good Night of Sleep

April 15, 2014

Portacath Installed

April 16, 2014

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Tumor Measured a Bit Smaller

April 22, 2014

Chemo: Taxol Cycle 2, #1

April 28, 2014

X Rays on Ribs

April 30, 2014

Ribs OK

May 1, 2014

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Taxol Cycle 2, #2

May 5, 2014

Body Scans

May 13, 2014

Biopsy for Genomics Mapping

May 19, 2014

Read blog explaining genomic mapping

Scans Showed Bone Lesions Were Larger

May 19, 2014

Genomic: Negative Match for FDA Drug Treatment

May 31, 2014

Trial Drug Plan: Aurora Kinase

June 2, 2014

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More Pain in Lori’s Back

June 2, 2014

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Researched Second Opinion Options

June 3, 2014

Trial Drug Begins: Aurora Kinase ENMD-2076; Rough Go of It

June 9, 2014

Pain Pump Installed

June 26, 2014

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Trial Drug Failed: Tumor Larger

July 8, 2014

Liver Lesions Showing

July 11, 2014

Spoke at Dayton UM

July 20, 2014

Read blog entry, including ability to listen to audio

Second Opinion: Dr. Burstein at Dana Farber

July 23, 2014

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Chemo: Doxil

July 25, 2014

Skin Nodules Form on Breast/ Tumor Bigger

August 4, 2014

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Moved back to North Carolina

August 10, 2014

BRCA1 Test Returned Positive

August 18, 2014

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First Appointment at UNC Cancer Clinic: Dr. Carey

August 20, 2014

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Chemo: Doxil

August 27, 2014

Family Vacation to Disney

August 30, 2014

Chemo: Doxil

September 25, 2014

Chemo: Doxil

October 23, 2014

Tumor Growth Noticeable

November 6, 2014

Read November/December blog entry

Chemo: Doxil

November 20, 2014

Change of Plans: Chemo Canceled, Radiation Plans Instead

December 18, 2014

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Radiation: Day 1 of 10

December 19, 2014

Radiation: Last Day

December 31, 2014

Sold House in NC: Closing Day

January 2, 2015

Chemo: Began Eribulin

January 2, 2015

Moved to Ohio, Resumed Care with Dr. S

January 5, 2015

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Spoke at Rossville, IN UM

January 25, 2015

Eribulin Working Well

January 26, 2015

Increased Pain in Knees, Femurs, Lower Back, Shoulders, and Neck. Supplemented with Oral Morphine

February 24, 2015

Surprise Good News: Organs Show Improvement!

March 9, 2015

Brain Scans Clear

March 14, 2015

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Pain Control Difficult / Arm Swelling

April 10, 2015

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Big Skin Nodules on Breast / Scans Done Again

April 17, 2015

Pain Worse Every Day, Dr. S. Cancels Chemo

April 20, 2015

Brain Scans

May 4, 2015

Trial Plans Canceled: Brain Metastasis Discovered

May 5, 2015

Uncontrollable Pain Breakthrough, Admitted to IU Arnett Hospital

May 11, 2015

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Stayed in Hospital for 1 week, Discharged and Met w/Neurosurgeon about Brain Mets

May 15, 2015

Phenomenal nurse! Even better person Read blog entry

Chest Pain/Bloating/Tumor Swell: Admitted to IU Arnett Hospital Again

May 16, 2015

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Transferred to IU Indianapolis Cancer Floor

May 16, 2015

Systemic Infection

May 18, 2015

Canceled Brain Surgery

May 20, 2015

Tough Week: Prognosis Very Bad as Lungs Began to Flood

May 21, 2015

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Lung Dr Drained Fluid Which Was Found to Be Around and Not IN the Lungs

May 22, 2015

Chemo: Gemcitabine First Dose

May 22, 2015

Discharged: Home to Dayton “Vanbulance” Style

May 23, 2015

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Enrolled in Hospice

May 25, 2015

Transferred Care to Dr. M in Dayton

June 3, 2015

Huge Recovery! Health & Strength Increasing! Dis-enrolled from Hospice

June 6, 2015

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Resumed Plans for Brain Surgery: Dr. Hale

June 9, 2015

Brain MRI

June 10, 2015

Brain Metastasis Miraculously Gone!

June 12, 2015

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Chemo: Cisplatin

June 18, 2015

Noticeable Improvement in Health: Water Weight Shed, Tumor Smaller

June 29, 2015

Lori’s Birthday Bash

July 11, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin/Gemcitabine

July 23, 2015

Brain MRI Looks Good

August 24, 2015

Breast Tumor Shrank Considerably / Hooray for Small Boobies!

August 25, 2015

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Chemo: Cisplatin

September 2, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

September 9, 2015

Karen Wellington Foundation Vacation to FL

September 13, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

September 30, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

October 4, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

October 21, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

October 28, 2015

Chemo: Cisplatin

November 18, 2015

New Nodules on Skull: Disease Progression

November 30, 2015

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Returned to Dr. Schneider for Next Treatment Plan

November 30, 2015

PARP Drug Approved!

December 4, 2015

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Old-Fashioned Christmas in Wilmore, KY

December 5, 2015

Pain Increasing and More Skull Nodules Appeared

January 1, 2016

Dr. S Changes Treatment to Xeloda Chemo; Pills Ordered but Platelets Too Low to Start

January 4, 2016

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ER Visit with Pain Spike in Legs/ Discharged Same Night

January 9, 2016

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No Sleep; Up All Night With Pain Level 8-9 in Legs

January 12, 2016

Admitted to MVHS; Ambulance to Downtown MVH; Brain MRI, Back MRI, PET SCAN, Blood Transfusion, Pain Pump Boost

January 13, 2016

Pain Levels Lowered; Brain MRI Showed Progression; Chemo Plan Formed with Dr Marinella

January 14, 2016

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Unflattering Pic = Appropriate Response I Suppose

January 14, 2016

Lung Fluid Drained; Discharged; Began Xeloda Chemo

January 15, 2016

19-24 Jan Trip to CA; Good Friends/Prayer; 2 ER Visits

January 19, 2016

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Paracentesis 2300 cc’s drained/Thoracentesis 1200 cc’s

January 26, 2016

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Pleural Effusion; Hard to Breathe; ER MVHS, Ambulance to MVH

February 1, 2016

Transfer to Hospice of Dayton

February 4, 2016

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First Day in Eternity!

February 6, 2016

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